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Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Alpheton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1208 / 52°7'14"N

Longitude: 0.7351 / 0°44'6"E

OS Eastings: 587346

OS Northings: 250474

OS Grid: TL873504

Mapcode National: GBR RHX.0NV

Mapcode Global: VHKDQ.PYHK

Entry Name: Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 23 March 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277813

Location: Alpheton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Alpheton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Alpheton St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Church of St Peter
and St Paul
TL 85 SE 4/17 23.3.61.

Mainly a C15 church with a large west tower, nave and chancel. Built of
flint and stone rubble. The west tower is in 3 stages, with diagonal buttresses
and a castellated parapet. The south porch of circa 1450 (restored in
1913) has 2 moulded and castellated beams with crown posts and a moulded
wall plate. The south door, of circa 1430, is carved with Tudor roses,
foliage and pomegram in the moulding. The interior has a C15 font and
a C17 octagonal pulpit. On the north wall of the nave there is the remains
of a C16 wall painting of St Christopher, now almost illegible. Graded
for its architectural and historical value.

Listing NGR: TL8734650474

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